Rey

Rey means "king" in Spanish and Occitan, derived from the Latin "rex". It is used as a surname throughout the world. It is also used as a given name for both males and females, sometimes as an alternative to Raymond.

People with the given name Rey

* Domingo Rey d'Harcourt, Spanish military officer
* Rey Bucanero, the ring name of wrestler Arturo García Ortiz
* Rey Galang, Filipino martial artist
* Rey Maualuga, American college football player
* Rey Mysterio Jr., the ring name of wrestler Oscar Gutierrez
* Rey Misterio, the ring name of wrestler Miguel Ángel López Díaz
* Rey Pagtakhan, Canadian parliamentarian
* Rey Quiñones, Puerto Rican baseball player
* Rey Ruiz, Cuban singer
* Rey Sánchez, Puerto Rican baseball player
* Rey Valera, Filipino musician
* Rey Volpato, Italian footballer
* Rey Washam, American drummer

People with the surname Rey

* Alejandro Rey, Argentine actor
* Alvino Rey, American musician
* André Rey, French professional football goalkeeper
* André Rey, Swiss psychologist
* Anthony Rey, French Jesuit
* Fernando Rey, the stage name of Spanish-born actor Fernando Casado D'Arambillet
* Hans Rey, German cyclist
* H.A. Rey and Margret Rey, authors of the "Curious George" series of children's books
* Micheline Calmy-Rey, Swiss politician
* Jean Rey (politician), Belgian Liberal politician, former president of the European Commission
* Jean Rey (physician),French physician and chemist
* José Manuel Rey, Venezuelan football player
* Julio Rey, Spanish marathon runner
* Luis Rey, Spanish-Mexican artist and Led Zeppelin expert
* Paola Rey, Colombian actress
* Robert Rey, plastic surgeon and subject of "Dr. 90210" reality television show
* Tony Rey (musician), American guitarist
* Willy Rey, "Playboy" Playmate of the Month, February 1971

Fictional characters named Rey

* Samandahl Rey comic book character
* Rey Yan (Chronicles of the Cursed sword) anime character
* Rey Za Burrel "Gundam" anime character
* Rey Curtis, "Law & Order" detective, played by Benjamin Bratt
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Places

* "Rey", an alternative spelling of Ray, Iran
* Rey County, Iran

Other uses

* The Rey Commission of the European Union
* Ulmus 'Golden Rey', a variant of Chinese Elm tree
* Cristo Rey, "Christ the King"
* Rey Miguel brand of premium cigars
*Rey-Swimline made by actress Jessica Rey
* Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure, a psychological test created by André Rey
* Rey Productions Games Developers

ee also

* Reyes, plural form and common surname
* El Rey
* Del Rey
* Rei


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